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How Batters Make Outs

Batter outs can take an even wider variety of forms ranging from all types of strikeouts, plays made in the field, instances of interference, batter errors, and incidental rule violations. For more detail on any of these types of outs, please click the corresponding links that follow each. In total, there are a little over […]


A whole lot of bumping going on

Runner on first, no outs. Lazy infield popup down first base line. First baseman and pitcher converge but it seems like it’s a play for the first baseman. As the batter-runner approaches first, he and the pitcher slightly bump which causes the batter-runner to lose his balance and fall. The pitcher also loses his balance […]